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At least 2 killed in blast in Shia district...

Blast in Shia district of Kabul kills...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 17 2021

Five others were also wounded in the blast that hit a minibus

Iran state TV fires managers over 'insult'...

Iran state TV fires managers over 'insult'...

Showtime

Tue, May 28 2019

The sackings at Channel 5 came after a broadcast on May 20 celebrating the birthday of the second imam...

Minority Hazaras in Pakistan protest...

Minority Hazaras in Pakistan protest...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 15 2019

About 50 Hazaras gathered in the southern city of Karachi, some holding signs saying 'Shia lives...

Afghan Shia militia battles Taliban,...

Afghan Shia militia battles Taliban,...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 4 2018

Afghan and Western security officials, fearing the kind of sectarian violence that has devastated Iraq,...

When will the war end?

When will the war end?

Muhammad Zamir

Sat, Oct 27 2018

Yemen is drawing attention for the wrong reasons

Holy Ashura today

Holy Ashura today

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 21 2018

The day is a public holiday

Moqtada Sadr meets Iraq PM Abadi, hinting...

Moqtada Sadr meets Iraq PM Abadi, hinting...

Middle East

Sun, May 20 2018

Winning the largest number of seats does not automatically guarantee that Sadr will be able to hand-pick...

IS suicide bomber kills 32 near Shia...

IS suicide bomber kills 32 near Shia...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 21 2018

Militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, its Amaq news agency said

Heartwrenching study shows FGM prevalent...

Heartwrenching study shows FGM prevalent...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 5 2018

The Dawoodi Bohra, a Shia Muslim sect, considers the ritual a religious obligation although it is not...

The fight is far from over

The fight is far from over

Peter Van Buren , Peter Van Buren

Wed, Oct 25 2017

What can be anticipated from the power struggle in the Middle East, post-IS?

The spirit of harmony

The spirit of harmony

Editorial

Sat, Sep 30 2017

Let us remember that there is much beauty in diversity, and compulsion in conformity

Afghanistan arms civilians to protect...

Afghanistan arms civilians to protect...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 20 2017

Shias, who number around three million in overwhelmingly Sunni Afghanistan, have regularly been targeted...

Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shias...

Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shias...

World Tribune

Sun, Sep 17 2017

In Afghanistan, stepped-up attacks on minority Shias claimed by the upstart Islamic State group affiliate...

Suicide attacks on restaurants, checkpoint,...

Suicide attacks on restaurants, checkpoint,...

Middle East

Thu, Sep 14 2017

Iraqi and Kurdish security officials say the Sunni militants are likely to wage a guerrilla war in Iraq...

Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance...

Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance...

World Tribune

Sun, Aug 27 2017

In the wake of former dictator Saddam Hussein's August 1990 invasion of Kuwait, Riyadh severed relations...

Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal...

Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal...

World

Sun, Aug 20 2017

Tal Afar is surrounded by Iraqi government troops and Shia volunteers in the south, and Kurdish Peshmerga...

Attack on Shia mosque in Afghan city...

Attack on Shia mosque in Afghan city...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 2 2017

As of now, no one was claimed responsibility of the attack

Iran-Pakistan at the crossroads?

Iran-Pakistan at the crossroads?

World Tribune

Sun, Jul 16 2017

From Waziristan to Gwadar, Salafism is being promoted; for example, there are Saudi-funded madrassahs....

Iraq announces victory over Islamic...

Iraq announces victory over Islamic...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 9 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron, whose country is a key part of the coalition, was among the first world...

Major IS counterattack in Mosul pushes...

Major IS counterattack in Mosul pushes...

Middle East

Fri, Jul 7 2017

The counterattacks underscore the extremist group’s resilience in Iraq, despite significant territorial...

Bahrain bans newspaper for sowing Shia-Sunni...

Bahrain bans newspaper for sowing Shia-Sunni...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 5 2017

Authorities in Bahrain had suspended the electronic edition of Al-Wasat for few days in January over...